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Monday Evening Sessions

- 22nd Oct 2020

The schedule of planned sessions for the Monday Evening Senior Endurance Group for the period Nov 2020 to March 2021 has been posted in the Training Schedules section of the website. Please read the introductory section carefully, which outlines the Covid-19 precautions and booking system.

In particular, note the requirement that only athletes residing in Greater Manchester, including Stockport, may take part in sessions as long as Greater Manchester is under Tier 3 restrictions.

Each session is organised in up to 3 sub-groups of 1:5 depending on the number of those in attendance to comply with government and UKA guidelines on social distancing. Please direct any queries on the requirements, schedule or planned sessions to Steve Shaughnessy at steveshaughnessy5 [at] gmail [dot] com or 07872 556371.

Message from our Welfare Officer

- 15th Oct 2020

Stockport Harriers is an inclusive club for all abilities ensuring all our youngsters are safe and having fun. It is good practice that we continue to build on solid foundations.

As a club welfare officers it is important for you and us to encourage a safer club through all aspects of its activities. During the darker seasons, we want to ensure all our young athletes are safe and continuing to have fun. Parent and carers have a duty of care to ensure their children are safe when meeting up for organised training.

It is important for you and us from the outset that individual athletes require to clarify with lead trainer (and where appropriate, with parents or carers) exactly what it is that is expected of them and what athletes are entitled to expect from us).

We want to continue adopting the wefare, safeguarding and protection of young people within our club ensuring our young members continue to keep safe and enjoy the club training especially during the winter months. It is therefore of the upmost importance that each member aged under 18 to be dropped off and collected after training it also important that all young people where appropriate high visibility clothing when training off the track.

Schools Cross Country League

27th Aug 2020

The start of the 2020 Schools Cross Country League will be delayed until at the earliest 14th November.

Although the Covid infection in Stockport is much reduced it is too early to hold larger gatherings. This is in line with England Athletics and Government guidelines. A major unknown is what the outcome will be after the return from holidays and return to school.

The League dates for 2020/21 will now be:
14th November
9th January
23rd January
6th February
20th February
6th March

As much notice as possible will be given if any further delays are necessary.

Please see the Club Events page for further information.